On a corner they saw a group of the stovepipe Gang loafing, immaculate.
He was toying with a cigar, and wore a monocle and a "stovepipe" hat.
It is no broader than a stovepipe, and is about as long as a man's arm.
Smoke was curling from the stovepipe, but no other sign of life could be detected.
To his astonishment, Athos found that, the stovepipe being broken, he could hear all that was passing in the room above.
"I was just tryin' to help Keziah take down her stovepipe," he explained.
The stovepipe was attached to the "air-tight" in the dining room.
The stovepipe also went through the bath-room and helped to provide warmth.
An' Arthur wore a stovepipe hat an' Guinevere wore a white dress, an' she had white feathers in her crown.
"As the only man with a stovepipe hat the job was yours," I retorted.